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Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in military

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Several Democratic governors on Monday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to deploy the U.S. military unless they dispatch National Guard units to “dominate the streets” in reaction to the violence that has erupted across the country.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he doesn't believe the federal government can send military troops into his state. He accused the president of creating an “incendiary moment” by threatening to do just that to quell violence that has arisen as demonstrators have taken to the streets in reaction to the killing of George...
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Governors Push Back On Trump's Threat To Deploy Federal Troops To Quell Unrest

Governors Push Back On Trump's Threat To Deploy Federal Troops To Quell Unrest

1 month ago   |   By NPR

In a Rose Garden address and on a conference call with governors on Monday, the president threatened to send troops to states that didn't crack down sufficiently on demonstrations.
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